Stephen Melton Obituary

Stephen  Melton
Stephen Melton
Stephen Melton

February 5, 1954 - April 20, 2009
Born in Atlantic, Iowa
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Stephen Melton, 55, went to be with the Lord on April 20, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 27, at St. Anthony Catholic Church with burial to follow at Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery.

Stephen was born in Atlantic, Iowa on February 5, 1954, but resided in Des Moines his entire life. He graduated from Dowling High School, attended seminary at Conception Seminary and later attended Iowa State University. Stephen was an interior decorator and retired from Blue Cross and Blue Shield, winning several awards nationwide as a printer. In 1978 , Stephen married Willetta Funaro, they were married 31 years and had six children.

Stephen is survived by his wife Willetta; his children, Tony, Kelli, Kyle, Katie and Joseph; his father Kenneth of Stuart; two grandchildren, Conner and Bryton and a new grandson on the way. He was preceded in death by his mother, Deloris and his daughter, Stephanie.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel where a rosary will be recited at 5 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in lieu of flowers.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Sunday, April 26, 2009
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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St. Anthony's Catholic Church
Indianola Avenue & SW 1st Street
Des Moines, IA US 50315
Monday, April 27, 2009
10:00 AM
Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery
4400 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Monday, April 27, 2009